The History Boys

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About This Show

Winner of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Play!

The National Theatre of Great Britain’s production of Alan Bennett’s The History Boys opens on Broadway, directed by the National’s artistic director and Tony Award winner Nicholas Hytner.

An unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form boys in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at university. A maverick English teacher at odds with the young and shrewd supply teacher. A headmaster obsessed with results and a history teacher who thinks he’s a fool. Alan Bennett’s The History Boys is about staff room rivalry, the anarchy of adolescence, and the purpose of education.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 45min (1 intermission)
Dates: Opening Night: April 23, 2006 Final Performance: October 1, 2006
Location: Broadhurst Theatre, New York City

235 W 44th St,

New York,


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Theatermania Review

| | April 23, 2006
This may well be the best bloody play to have opened either on or off Broadway this season.

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